[mythtv-users] Check for active Recordings or Jobs?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Sep 25 18:41:22 UTC 2007

On Sep 25, 2007, at 10:44 AM, James Pifer wrote:

> I use mythrename.pl and I have it modified for my purposes. It's all
> well and good, but I'd like to run it more often. Right now I run  
> it at
> 1AM. I'd really like to run it after each recording or maybe every  
> hour,
> but only if no user jobs are running and no recordings are active.
> Is there way to check for active recordings and jobs?

mythshutdown -c

Honestly, it's never returned any data for me ever, but some people  
say it works. :)

> Is there a way to run mythrename.pl as a global post recording job?

Set it up as a user job then you can by default assign the user job  
to all new recordings.

> (honestly I have not looked through the menus for this)
> Other suggestions?

You could use a cron job instead of a user job if you prefer that.

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